84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Live Browser Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,762
Reach 0.0024%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 166.88 days
801.44 days >
Average installed length: 421.09 days


2.0.3 2.13%
2.0.1 2.13%
1.8.0 12.77%
1.7.9 27.66%
1.7.6 14.89%
1.6.2 36.17%
1.6.0 4.26%

Live Browser Tools

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What is Live Browser Tools?

From the web site:
"Alfa Arts(livebrowsertools.com) is distributing a custom installer which is different from the originally available distribution. The new installer complies with the original software manufacturers’ policies and terms & conditions. Optimum Installer is an install manager, which manages the installation of your chosen software. In addition to managing your download and installation, Optimum Installer will offer free popular software that you may be interested in. You are not required to install any additional software to complete your installation of your selected software. You can always completely remove the programs at any time in Windows’ Add/Remove Programs."

About  (from Mixmedia LTD)

Livebrowsertools is a light-weight, downloadable application designed to enhance your search experienc and add cool features to your browsers like: download any online video/music, send emoticons in many sites, like button for any page or image, dislike button on your facebook and many more. Livebrowsertools is availab...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Live Browser Tools.
ContentHost.dll (a022f44cdbf48d4614925a662803c260) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.34
Symantec 6/30/2013 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
Live Browser Tools has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Live Browser Tools.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: livebrowsertools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\live browser tools
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Live Browser Tools\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Live Browser Tools

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\live browser tools\BackgroundHost.exe
Additional files:
  • ContentHost.dll - Live Browser Tools
  • Interface.dll
  • AutoEnable.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ContentHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Live Browser Tools' with the class of {78E13F72-6432-40BC-A7D4-6B3578ED1D99} (Live Tools).

How do I remove Live Browser Tools?

Quickly and completely remove Live Browser Tools from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Live Browser Tools from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Live Browser Tools from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Live Browser Tools, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Live Browser Tools.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Live Browser Tools you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 10 4%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.49%
Windows XP 4.26%
Windows 10 4.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 72.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%
Windows 8 Enterprise 4.26%
Windows 7 Professional 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.58% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 73.58%
  United States 16.98%
  France 1.89%
  Switzerland 1.89%
  IQ 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  United Kingdom 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.73%
ASUS 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 15.91%
Sony 13.64%
Acer 13.64%
American Megatrends 2.27%
MSI 2.27%
Toshiba 2.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 10.53%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 5.26%
ASUSTeK N53SV 5.26%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.26%
Dell Inspiron N5010 5.26%
Sony VPCCA15FG 2.63%


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